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Rear Liftgate Weld Hole by roof?

Hi all,

Just picked up my SRT. I want to know if this hole is normal on top of roof by liftgate at end of the black weather stripping (see pics). I have a yellow arrow pointing to it. You will probably need to stand on a step or tippy toes to see on your SRT. It's on one side and not the other. Is it a drain hole? I am thinking it needs to be sealed by silicone or something. Worried that water will go into it.

Also, do your SRT's have this wavey patern for the frame work on each side of the liftgate (see pics).

Sorry if my lingo is not correct.

Thought these things were framed and welded by precision robots but what do I know?

Thoughts?

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Re: Rear Liftgate Weld Hole by roof?

2015 Overland.

I do NOT have the welding gap.

I do have the wavy lines, on both sides.
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Thanks for the reply. Any other thoughts on the small hole I point to with the yellow arrow anyone?

Can anyone also else check out there ride and see if they have it?

May just silicone it. Nobody will see it.

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Re: Rear Liftgate Weld Hole by roof?

i don't have that, would just seal it as it wouldn't take long and will give you peace of mind.
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Re: Rear Liftgate Weld Hole by roof?

Id bring it back, that's unacceptable. Shouldn't be happening in 2015 ChryCo. You would think that wouldn't get past QC.
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Re: Rear Liftgate Weld Hole by roof?

I would also bring it back. You'd hate to try to fix it with a glob of silicone, only to still have it leak somewhere and then take it back in. They probably wouldn't cover and water damage then.
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Re: Rear Liftgate Weld Hole by roof?

My early 2014 SRT has the same (well..similar) hole.
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